The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Here's a little-known fact about dogs: they love roller coasters. Just don't let them eat too much kibble before they
From Richard, a really beautiful collection of lightning photography.
Quick, someone rig a cake using some duct tape, bouillon cubes and spackle! That's right, it's McGyver's birthday on Sunday.
My family celebrated the arrival of our first granddaughter yesterday, so I couldn't resist picking out some of my favorite classic baby videos for the Late Movies.
The basement in most homes is crammed with mountains of dusty old toys, clothes, holiday decorations and all other types of broken, forgotten or useless clutter.
John Scapes decided to go another w
Tonight, welcome to my world: Portlandia.
If you've ever mistakenly grabbed the Phillips head screwdriver when you needed a flat head, you've probably asked yourself why there are different types of screws. Let's start at the
Valentine's Day is on the horizon, so if you're looking for something for the special dork in your life, look no further than Oddee's list of great geeky jewelry.
Do you have a puppy? Do you have a hat? We'd love to feature your dog (all dogs are puppies at heart, right?) in an upcoming "Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts" post.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
The mere mention of the game Oregon Trail is enough to send most anyone that grew up in the last four decades into a fit of nostalgic glee.
Armed WWII Grenades Used As Bookends
The bomb squad blew up two World War II hand grenades in Deland, Florida last Tuesday morning.
Thanks for trying the Friday Free-For-All. This will conclude the mental_floss Brain Game until Monday. Good luck!
Ned the Number Head likes certain numbers, but not others.